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NASA extends work on space farming

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Farm Dog and John Deere are working to reduce pests and increase yields

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PrecisionHawk raises $75 million to lead the drone industry

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Bill Gates donates $40 million for global livestock health

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First agricultural commodity transaction using blockchain completes between the U.S. and China

In The Netherlands, Louis Dreyfus Company, Shandong Bohi Industry Co., Ltd, ING, Societe Generale and ABN Amro completed the first full agricultural commodity transaction...

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